Best ranches in Palm Springs Desert

Check out the top ranches in Palm Springs Desert, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Smiths Ranch Drive-In Theater
1. Smiths Ranch Drive-In Theater
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53 local reviews
4584 Adobe Rd, Twentynine Palms
+1 760-367-7713
Movie theaterPoint of interestEstablishment
Kimberly
Harkening back to the gold old days when you'd pack the family up in the station wagon and spend a fun night…
Minh
Remember those good old days when people watch movies and eat popcorn under the starry night? Smith's Ranch is…
Devyn + Hope
Feeling a bit nostalgic? Stop by the Smith's Ranch Drive-In Theater for some popcorn and double feature magic…
1. Smiths Ranch Drive-In Theater
1. Smiths Ranch Drive-In Theater
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53 local reviews
4584 Adobe Rd, Twentynine Palms
+1 760-367-7713
Kimberly
Kimberly
Harkening back to the gold old days when you'd pack the family up in the station wagon and spend a fun night at the drive-in theater.…
Minh
Minh
Remember those good old days when people watch movies and eat popcorn under the starry night? Smith's Ranch is one of the very last drive-on…
Devyn + Hope
Devyn + Hope
Feeling a bit nostalgic? Stop by the Smith's Ranch Drive-In Theater for some popcorn and double feature magic just like the old days.
2. Desert Institute at Joshua Tree National Park
2. Desert Institute at Joshua Tree National Park
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7 local reviews
74485 National Park Drive, Twentynine Palms
Closed · Opens 9:00 AM
+1 760-367-5535
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Noel
“World-class rock climbing, hiking, camping, historical mine sites, and Keys Ranch tours are just a few of the…
Susan
North entrance to Joshua Tree National Park. Stop into the Visitor Center for gifts, maps or to arrange for…
2. Desert Institute at Joshua Tree National Park
2. Desert Institute at Joshua Tree National Park
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7 local reviews
74485 National Park Drive, Twentynine Palms
Closed · Opens 9:00 AM
+1 760-367-5535
Noel
Noel
“World-class rock climbing, hiking, camping, historical mine sites, and Keys Ranch tours are just a few of the highlights the park offers.”
Susan
Susan
North entrance to Joshua Tree National Park. Stop into the Visitor Center for gifts, maps or to arrange for Keys Ranch Tour.
3. Keys Ranch
3. Keys Ranch
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3 local reviews
Keys Ranch, Twentynine Palms
+1 760-367-5522
Point of interestEstablishment
Lori
Bill Keys is an icon of the high desert, referred to locally as Mr. Keys, although he passed away many years…
Susan
Key's Ranch Tour is a Ranger guided tour in Joshua Tree National Park. Reservations and Fee required. Call…
Tannis
Interesting local history filled guided tours are available of the ranch by appointment.
3. Keys Ranch
3. Keys Ranch
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3 local reviews
Keys Ranch, Twentynine Palms
+1 760-367-5522
Lori
Lori
Bill Keys is an icon of the high desert, referred to locally as Mr. Keys, although he passed away many years ago. He brought his city-bred…
Susan
Susan
Key's Ranch Tour is a Ranger guided tour in Joshua Tree National Park. Reservations and Fee required. Call or stop by a JTNP visitor…
Tannis
Tannis
Interesting local history filled guided tours are available of the ranch by appointment.
4. Joshua Tree National Park Visitor Center
4. Joshua Tree National Park Visitor Center
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147 local reviews
6554 Park Blvd, Joshua Tree
Closed · Opens 8:00 AM
+1 760-366-1855
Travel agencyPoint of interestEstablishment
Cliff
Located just four blocks from the RoadRunner Ranch, the Joshua Tree visitor center is the perfect place to…
Susan
West entrance to Joshua Tree National Park. Stop into the Visitor Center for gifts, maps or to arrange for…
4. Joshua Tree National Park Visitor Center
4. Joshua Tree National Park Visitor Center
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147 local reviews
6554 Park Blvd, Joshua Tree
Closed · Opens 8:00 AM
+1 760-366-1855
Cliff
Cliff
Located just four blocks from the RoadRunner Ranch, the Joshua Tree visitor center is the perfect place to start your trip before heading to…
Susan
Susan
West entrance to Joshua Tree National Park. Stop into the Visitor Center for gifts, maps or to arrange for Keys Ranch Tour.
5. Jackalope Ranch
5. Jackalope Ranch
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66 local reviews
80400 CA-111, Indio
Closed · Opens 11:30 AM
+1 760-342-1999
RestaurantFoodPoint of interest
Josee & Kevin
Jackalope Ranch is as much a destination as it is a Restaurant. With 21,000 square feet, several patios with a…
Sherrie
Several patios with a view of luscious landscaping and twin waterfalls. 6.5 acre property offers authentic…
5. Jackalope Ranch
5. Jackalope Ranch
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66 local reviews
80400 CA-111, Indio
Closed · Opens 11:30 AM
+1 760-342-1999
Josee & Kevin
Josee & Kevin
Jackalope Ranch is as much a destination as it is a Restaurant. With 21,000 square feet, several patios with a view of luscious landscaping…
Sherrie
Sherrie
Several patios with a view of luscious landscaping and twin waterfalls. 6.5 acre property offers authentic California Ranch Cuisine and…
6. Joshua Tree National Park
6. Joshua Tree National Park
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427 local reviews
Joshua Tree National Park
+1 760-367-5500
ParkPoint of interestEstablishment
Hratch
Backcountry Roads Hiking Photography Backpacking Horseback Riding Ranger Programs Birding Keys Ranch Tour Rock…
Matthew
Amazing. Amazing. Beautiful. Amazing. Go to Jumbo Rocks. Go to Barker dam (if there's water). Go to Keys…
6. Joshua Tree National Park
6. Joshua Tree National Park
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427 local reviews
Joshua Tree National Park
+1 760-367-5500
Hratch
Hratch
Backcountry Roads Hiking Photography Backpacking Horseback Riding Ranger Programs Birding Keys Ranch Tour Rock Climbing Camping Mountain…
Matthew
Matthew
Amazing. Amazing. Beautiful. Amazing. Go to Jumbo Rocks. Go to Barker dam (if there's water). Go to Keys Ranch. Go to Indian Cove. …